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Joint Decisions

Knee and hip surgeries can eliminate debilitating pain and help patients resume activities they enjoy. But many people avoid these treatments because they don’t understand what is involved. A ...
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Coordinating Care for Stroke Patients

While some people recover completely, stroke remains the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. However, research studies and clinical practice show that comprehensive stroke ...
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Act FAST Call 911 Know the Signs of Stroke and Call 911

Up to 2 million brain cells die every minute during a stroke, so time is of the essence for treatment. Knowing the signs of stroke and acting FAST is the first step in getting appropriate treatment at ...
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New Technology in Shoulder Surgery

The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint that is able to rotate through a greater range of motion than any other joint in the body. It works unnoticed while you perform daily tasks and enjoy your ...
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Weekend Athletes Don't Have to Have Shoulder Pain

Although many of us are stuck in the office from Monday to Friday, Californians like to get out on their days off and have fun hiking, biking, surfing, or playing ball. Exercise is essential to our ...
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Mental Health: Removing the Barrier of Stigma

One of the hurdles that people living with mental illness continue to face is stigma. A person with a mental health condition is all too frequently isolated by negative attitudes, disparaging ...
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New Techniques and Technology Make Cardiac Arrhythmia More Treatable Than Ever

Staying active has always been important to Sandra Ewing. After turning 70, she continues to walk with weights three miles a day, golf on a regular basis and loves to play on the playground with her ...
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Ho Ho No: How to Avoid Holiday Blues

The holidays are a bit like birthdays and the Fourth of July. You’re just expected to feel good and spread good cheer. But for many people, the sight of Christmas lights or the sound of ...
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Minimally Invasive Surgery Promises Lasting Relief From GERD

Many of us have occasional heartburn—especially when we overindulge. Moderate heartburn can typically be cured with non-prescription antacids. However, persistent, severe heartburn may be a sign ...
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Better Safe Than Sorry: Ask Your Doctor if You're Due for Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate cancer is the one of the most treatable cancers in men —as long as it’s detected early enough. The best way to do that is through regular screening. But knowing when to start and ...
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Prince Harry Reveals a Royal Struggle Common to Many

It used to be that royalty rarely discussed personal issues, and the topic of mental illness was particularly hush-hush. But recently, Britain’s Prince Harry opened up about his struggles after ...
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8 Ways to Thrive in Addiction Recovery

When a person is addicted to alcohol, the decision to seek treatment is a momentous one that requires hard work and commitment. But after the treatment phase ends, a new chapter begins that also ...
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He's Got His Rhythm Back

A Healthy Heartbeat is Restored with Ablation Poul Cederholm had been experiencing the warning signs for a couple years. He was always tired and sleeping a lot. It felt like all he did was work, eat ...
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Prepared for Anything: Mission Hospital Saves Quick-Thinking Man from Potential Hand Amputation

With more than 30 years’ experience in construction, Edward (Jerry) Chilvers, 60, of Laguna Beach, never expected that working with a chop saw — something he had done dozens, if not ...
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